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“Europe in a Changing World” Societal Challenge update

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The revised 2015 work programme for the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge “Europe in a Changing World: Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies” is now available. Although social sciences and humanities research is meant to be “mainstreamed” in Horizon 2020, this is the part of the programme where there is most obvious scope for SSH involvement. The new…

Alona Welby

A new Horizon 2020 pilot programme has been launched. The Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) programme will fund close to market, business driven projects in any area included in Horizon 2020. Consortia must have between 3-5 members established in at least three countries. High impact proposals will receive funding of 1-2 million euro. A call for proposals will open in January 2015 with three cut-off dates in 2015-16.

Alona Welby

Thanks to UKRO, we have the link to an interesting presentation by the newly appointed ERC President, Prof Jean-Pierre Bourgignon. The slides present statistics on the development of the ERC, the number of researchers funded and the success rates. It is worth noting that the UK has received the most grants and UK universities are high on the list of funded institutions.

Horizon 2020 – advice from the National Contact Points

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Registration is now open for the Horizon 2020 information day to be held at University College, London on 28th March. The day is organised by the ESRC on behalf of the RCUK National Contact Points for Horizon 2020. The event is designed for the academic community and will give an overview of Horizon 2020, legal and financial issues and an evaluator’s perspective.…

New Economic Models in the Digital Economy

EPSRC has recently released a call for proposals to support cross-disciplinary research on new economic models in the digital economy. EPSRC are specifically targeting business schools and economics researchers, which it says have been under-represented in existing grants: New Economic Models in the Digital Economy Context The digital economy challenges the way organisations work and…